Tag: Walkability

Study links walkability with higher property values, longer lives, lower crime

Study links walkability with higher property values, longer lives, lower crime

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Better health is just the beginning of walking’s benefits. Walking can also improve neighborhoods, raise housing values and even reduce crime. A recent study, “Does walkability matter? An examination of walkability’s impact on housing values, foreclosures and crime,” from John I. Gilderbloom, William W. Riggs and Wesley L. Meares, examined the link between sustainability and […]

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Urban greenery means more walking, reveals study

Urban greenery means more walking, reveals study

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The greener the street, the more people will walk? Possibly, says a recently published study, “Exploring associations between urban green, street design and walking: Results from the Greater London boroughs” by Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris Webster, Matthew Pryor, Dorothy Tang, Scott Melbourne, Xiaohu Zhang and Liu Jianzheng of the University of Hong Kong. The study, which […]

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Transportation roundup 3/25/15

Transportation roundup 3/25/15

| March 25, 2015

Streets & Highways Distractions responsible for nearly 6 in 10 teen-driving car accidents // Autoblog US drivers cover 3 trillion miles in 2014, almost half of drivers are 50+ years old // Autoblog The Cost Of Bad Urban Design: $1 Trillion A Year // Co.Design MTA’s toll-lane project may be a victim of its own success // LA Times […]

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